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Bowmore Distillery

School Street, Bowmore PA43 7JS, Scotland
+44 1496 810441
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4-Day Isle of Islay Tour from Edinburgh: Whisky Distilleries Including...
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“tasting room” (35 reviews)
“great tour” (32 reviews)
“tasting bar” (7 reviews)
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School Street, Bowmore PA43 7JS, Scotland
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+44 1496 810441
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a really interesting trip around this distilery there is so much more to making Whisky than I had ever imagined. The young lady who took us round was so knowledgable and also gave us time to ask questions. The tasting session after the...More

Thank pauline3711
bowmorevc, Brand Home Ambassador at Bowmore Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us some feedback. We are glad to hear that you had an interesting and enjoyable experience while visiting the distillery. It is amazing to think how much time and work goes into making whisky...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Did the destillery tour today which was really nice. Nikki did a great job in explaining in an easy and funny way. The Whisky itself tastes really nice, peaty but not too much. Great view! Got a recommendation for a nice bottle of Whisky which...More

Thank dersyrer
bowmorevc, Brand Home Ambassador at Bowmore Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us some lovely feedback from your visit. I have passed on your kind words to Nikki, who is delighted to hear that you had an enjoyable and interesting tour and found the information easy...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was ok. The guide couldn't stop giggling which got a tad annoying by the end. To be fair, there are a lot better tours to do on islay.More

Thank Marc G
bowmorevc, Brand Home Ambassador at Bowmore Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us some feedback from your visit. I am very sorry to hear that you didn't find the tour up to the standard of others. If you wish to discuss this further, we would love...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Bowmore distillery during Feis Ile (the Islay Music Festival) this year along with all the other Islay Distilleries. But Bowmore was the stand out distillery for all the right reasons. On entry (free) visitors were presented with a stash bag that contained a lanyard,...More

Thank Tony B
bowmorevc, Brand Home Ambassador at Bowmore Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello, Thank you very much for your lovely review of our Open Day during the Feis Ile. We are delighted to hear that you found Bowmore the stand out distillery, this means a lot to the team here at Bowmore. We're glad that you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Paid our £7 each for distillery trip and not disappointed. Pleasant tour guide explained things in simple terms making the process easy to understand. Place is really clean and tidy and the two drams (along with a keepsake glass) were enjoyed in the guests bar...More

Thank happytraveller639
bowmorevc, Brand Home Ambassador at Bowmore Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us some feedback from your visit to Bowmore. We are glad to hear that you found the tour good value for money and had an informative and enjoyable experience. Enjoying a couple of drams...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great view from the balcony looking over loch indaal. Brilliant whisky in the dram bar and fantastic distillery tour.More

Thank Whisky_ileach
bowmorevc, Brand Home Ambassador at Bowmore Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello, Thanks very much for taking the time to leave us some feedback. We are glad that you had an enjoyable experience here at Bowmore and were able to enjoy a couple of drams in our gorgeous tasting room. Hopefully you will make it back...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first tour of the Islay distilleries, we did tour all of them and it was excellent. Kat led the tour and was very knowledgeable and handled the large group very well. Photographs were unrestricted, unlike some of the other distilleries where certain...More

Thank dghp9
bowmorevc, Brand Home Ambassador at Bowmore Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us some feedback from your visit. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your tour and found it interesting and informative. I have passed on your kind words to Cat, who would like...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Terrible service from staff, bad experience all over. Too many mistakes made. Travel from far away. Very sad.More

Thank abcx514
bowmorevc, Brand Home Ambassador at Bowmore Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello, I am very sorry to hear that you did not have an enjoyable experience here at Bowmore Distillery. We would appreciate it if you could contact us to discuss this issue further: Lynda.grey@beamsuntory.com We look forward to hearing from you. Kind Regards, All at...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All the tours we did of the Islay distilleries were led by very knowledgeable and personable guides, and Bowmore was no exception. I even got to rake the barley! The basic tour includes 2 drams of a choice of 4. All good. Their tasting session...More

Thank ImATravelJunkie
bowmorevc, Brand Home Ambassador at Bowmore Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us some feedback. We are delighted to hear that you had an enjoyable experience here at Bowmore and found our guides very knowledgeable. It is a lovely experience to be able to turn the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Regardless of your whisky taste preference, this distillery offers its customers an informed, congenial and interesting experience way beyond other Islay distilleries. All staff were well able to discuss details of Bowmore whisky distillation in a professional manner and to look after our, at least,...More

Thank normalguy2016
bowmorevc, Brand Home Ambassador at Bowmore Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello, Thank you very much for taking the time to provide us with some feedback from your visit. We are delighted to hear that you found our staff knowledgeable and informative and that all of your enquiries were answered to meet your needs. It is...More

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Eileen P
And does anyone know where in edinburgh they pick you up?
March 12, 2017|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
We did a "distillery tour" from Edinburgh, but it wasn't any of the Hebridean distilleries, it was just a loop of the highlands with a stop-off at Dewar's - not really what I was looking for, as I'm a single malt buff. The... More
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Eileen P
What time are we going to be back in Edinburgh on the last day of the tour? A rough time would be great. Thank you.
March 12, 2017|
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Response from Per F | Reviewed this property |
Going from Bowmore to Edinburgh will take something between 6,5 and 7 h. It depends on the time table for the ferry, which changed yesterday.
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